Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Orthodox Husbands

Another man has pleaded guilty to charges of traveling in interstate commerce to commit extortion in Federal Court on Tuesday. Simcha Bulmash joined Moshe Goldstein, Avrohom Goldstein, and David Hellman’s guilty pleas after all were arrested in connection to gang activity, in which they beat and tortured Orthodox Jewish men into granting religious divorces, or gets, in October 2013. According to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman all four men have confessed to driving from New York to a warehouse in New Jersey with a man with the intentions of threatening him to force him into a divorce. Also charged with the same counts are five men from Brooklyn and two from Monsey, Ariel Potash and Rabbi Martin Wolmark. Bulmash could receive up to twenty years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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